The final text was sent. I lowered my head  and let out a long sigh.

Looked up at my wife and said, “It’s done…”.

I had just shut down the business I had started almost 2 years ago called Samson.

For those of you who don’t know, Samson was a service that allowed Barbers to manage their schedule through text messages.

Samson started out as a typical mobile application before pivoting into something else.

Now it’s shut down.

I’m not saying this because I want pity. I’m not trying to contribute to the vast amount of “failure porn” on the internet.

I’m writing this as a reminder, mostly to myself, about what to not do during the next time at-bat.

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